Speakers

User Organizations

Abhijit Akerkar

Managing Director, Risk Services
Swiss Re
UK

Abhineet Sarkar

Innovation Leader - Digital Solutions
Tata AIA Life Insurance
India

Adel Alqulaiti

Land Affairs Rep
Saudi Aramco
Saudi Arabia

Ajay K. Gupta

Founder & CEO
HSR.health
USA

Amr Raafat

Vice President, VDC & Technology
Windover Construction
USA

Amy Coughenour Betancourt

CEO
CADASTA Foundation
USA

Andre Brosowski

Chief Sustainability Officer
Jenabatteries GmbH
Germany

Andrea Picchi

Head of Design
Kroo Bank
UK

Andreas Littkopf

Manager - The European Topic Center Data integration and digitalization
European Environment Agency
Austria

Andrie Singh

Product Manager
Jio Platforms Limited
India

Anna Baecklund

Head of Data Science
ICA Sverige AB
Sweden

Anthony Tuffour

Director - GIS and Digital Twins
BuroHappold Engineering
UK

Bharadwaj Pulugundla

Business Development Partner
Verizon Business Group
Netherlands

Chris Weller

Head of Catastrophe Modelling
Inigo Insurance
UK

Christopher Raitviir

Head of Digital Construction
Tallinn Urban Planning Department
Estonia

Claudius Lieven

Head of Stadtwerkstatt
Hamburg Department of Urban Development and Housing
Germany

Colin Newman

Director of Antenna Business Development
Quectel
UK

Darin Welch

Associate Vice President -Technology Solutions Center
HNTB
USA

Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop

Chief Geography Division
U.S. Census Bureau
USA

Demetrio Migliorati

Head of Innovation
Banca Mediolanum
Italy

Dr. Bandar Saleh Almuslmani

Advisor to the Minister
Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture
Saudi Arabia

Emanuele Colonnella

Innovation Activation Manager
Generali
Italy

Fourat Haider

Network Strategy and Architecture Manager
Three UK
UK

Gary Cowan

Head of Digital Construction/VDC
Kane Group
Ireland

Georgios Floros

Program Manager
Skanska
UK

Gladis Araujo

VP Global Quality Systems & Supply Chain
Mattel
Netherlands

Jay Etherton

Data Scientist / Epidermiologist
HSR.health
USA

Krishen Joshi

Head of Marketing Science
Mindshare
UK

Loh Teck Hee

Group Director - Designing and Planning Lab
Urban Redevelopment Authority
Singapore

Marc Carolus

SVP, Insights & Analytics Location Products
Mastercard
Germany

Marino Cavallo

Head Innovation
Metropolitan City of Bologna
Italy

Mario Matthys

VR/AR/3D Coordinator
City of Ghent
Belgium

Marzia Bolpagni

Head of BIM International - Associate Director
Mace Group
UK

Mayank Singh

Head of Digital Business, Marketing & Technology
Domino's Indonesia
Indonesia

Nollie Maoto

Chief Data and Analytics Officer - Merchant Services
First National Bank
South Africa

Nuno Correia

Head of Sustainability
WilkinsonEyre
UK

Olive Powell

Head of Geography & Geospatial
Office for National Statistics
UK

Pablo Molina Rodriguez

Deputy Director - BIM
TYPSA Group
Spain

Paulus Eckhardt

Director-Digitalization
VolkerWessels
Netherlands

Phil Cottle

Head of Forestry
ForestRe
UK

Pranav Saxena

VP Product
Flipkart
India

Rahma Al Balushi

GIS Specialist
Oman Electricity Transmission Company
Oman

Raitis Busmanis

Head of VDC
Rail Baltica
Latvia

Rakesh Rana

Head of Data
Haypp Group
Sweden

Ravi Shankar

GIS Head
WHO
Switzerland

Roland van der Heijden

Program manager - Digital City Rotterdam
City of Rotterdam
Netherlands

Saiful Nizam Mustafa

Manager Geomatics
PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd
Malaysia

Sharad Ughade

Director (Information Technology) & Assistant Commissioner D ward
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
India

Simone De Gale

CEO
Simone de Gale Architects
UK

Tina Thomson

Head of Catastrophe Analytics EMEA WS
Gallagher Re
UK

Tomaz Sturm

Undersecretary, Telecommunications
Agency for Communication Networks and Services
Slovenia

Vaidas Ulenskas

GIS Team Leader
Rail Baltica
Latvia

Yanqing Zeng

Lead Data Scientist
JLL
France

National Geospatial & Space Agencies

Antti Jakobsson

Chief Engineer
National Land Survey
Finland

Benjamin Wuerzler

Innovation Manager
Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Germany

Bernard Liew Chau Min

Director
Sabah Lands And Surveys Department
Malaysia

David Cole

Manager Information Systems
Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission
Guyana

David Henderson

Chief Geospatial Officer
Ordnance Survey
UK

Jani Kylmaaho

Director of Development and Digitalization
National Land Survey of Finland
Finland

Karsten Pippig

Project Coordinator
Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
Switzerland

Maria Ovdii

Head Geodesy, Mapping and Geoinformation Department
Agency for Land Relations and Cadastre
Moldova

Michael Tischler

Director of the National Geospatial Program (NGP)
U.S Geological Survey (USGS)
USA

Michelle Odgers

Earth Observation Data Lead
UK Space Agency
UK

Nathalie Delattre

Senior Manager
National Geographic Institute
Belgium

Paul Becker

President
Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG)
Germany

Shinichi Sobue

Deputy Chief Officer of Earth Observation Applications
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Japan

Tatiya Chuentragun

Deputy Executive Director
GISTDA
Thailand

Thalia Baldwin

Director
Geospatial Commission
UK

Regional & Multilateral Agencies

Aster Denekew Yilma

Geographic Information Officer
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Ethiopia

Einar Bjorgo

Director, United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT)
UNITAR
Switzerland

Nathalie Girouard

IPAC Manager and Head of Division
OECD
France

Nicolaus Hanowski

Head, Mission Management & Ground Segments Department
Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, European Space Agency
Italy

Oscar Rojas

Natural Resources Officer
Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations (FAO)
Italy

Sami Murphy

Program Manager
United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Innovation Cell
USA

Technology & Solution Providers

Aaron Su

Software Engineer
Azavea
USA

Ajay Goyal

CEO
FORESTSAT
Norway

Alex Sweeney

Senior Geospatial Data Analyst
Locana
USA

Ana Puttonen

Software Support Engineer
Terrasolid
Finland

Andy d'Andilly

Director, Product Management
Precisely
UK

Antoine Lefebvre

CEO
KERMAP
France

Apurva Kumar

CEO
CITYDATA.ai
USA

Awais Ahmed

CEO
Pixxel
USA

Boudewijn Van Silfhout

CEO
eLEAF
The Netherlands

Chad Meley

CMO
Kinetica
USA

Christian Beilschmidt

Co-Founder
Geo Engine GmbH
Germany

Clint Graumann

CEO
NUVIEW, Inc
USA

Dan Culli

GIS Consultant
Locana/TEAM2100
UK

David Monetti

CEO
Skyability GmbH
Austria

Dietrich Heintz

Founder & CEO
cropix
Switzerland

Dylan Murphy

Director of Product Management
Ocient
USA

Eduard Roccatello

CTO
3DGIS srl
Italy

Federico Franciamore

GIS & Remote Sensing Specialist/Project Leader
Space4Good B.V
Netherlands

Fernanda Ledo

EMEA Sales Director
Satellogic
Spain

Frederic Jacon

Branch Manager
Camptocamp
France

Glenn Cockerton

Managing Director
Spatial Vision
Australia

Gosia Wrzesinska

CEO
Coders Co.
The Netherlands

Hannah Babineau

Head of Partnerships
The Data Appeal Company
Italy

Hannah Brocke

Chief Strategy Officer
Planblue
Germany

Henk Scholten

Director Innovation
Geodan
The Netherlands

Jared Shoultz

Human & Health services technical lead
Esri
USA

Jason Arnold

Distinguished Engineer
Ocient
USA

Javier Alexander Santos

Business Development Manager
GeoSAT
Spain

Jeroen Brouwer

Senior Manager, Customer Program Management
TomTom
The Netherlands

Jill Saligoe-Simmel

Principal Product Manager
Esri
USA

Joe Seppi

Senior Vice President, Geospatial Sector Leader
Woolpert
USA

Julia Gottfriedsen

Data Science Team Lead
OroraTech GmbH
Germany

Kimberly Slaughter

CEO
Systra USA
USA

Laura Lorenzo

CEO & Founder
Green City Makers
Portugal

Laxmi Balami

Software Engineer
LiveEO GmbH
Germany

Maarit Kahila

CEO
Maptionnaire
Finland

Mahsa Taheran

Satellite Ground Segment Systems Engineer
ConstellR
Germany

Mariam Crichton

CEO & Co-founder
7 Satya
UK

Michael Ashmore

Sr Director, Product Management
Precisely
USA

Michael Breetzke

Director, Business Development
Swift Geospatial
South Africa

Nicolai Holzer

EMEA Sales Engineer
L3Harris
Germany

Nikolaus Studnicka

Terrestrial Laser Scanning Business Division Manager
RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH
Austria

Ola Rollen

President and CEO
Hexagon
Sweden

Pascal Van Dalen

Chief Growth Officer
Picterra
Switzerland

Peter Rieger

Airborne Laser Scanning Business Division Manager
RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH
Austria

Pooja Mahapatra

Solution Owner - Geospatial
Fugro
The Netherlands

Prashant Alatgi

Owner
Prashant Advanced Survey LLP
India

Roland Degelmann

CEO
Takatoa
Germany

Sesillia Pongoh

CEO - Founder
Locator Logic Solutions
Indonesia

Simon Museaus

Vice President, Geospatial Content Solutions
Hexagon
Spain

Solange Uwera

Sr. Geospatial Analyst
Satellogic
Spain

Sri Krishna Hari

Head of GIS / Staff Engineer
Beans.ai
USA

Steffen Kuhn

Head of Consulting
Elektrobit Automotive GmbH
Germany

Steven McArdle

Chief Innovation Officer
VeriDaaS Corporation
Canada

Taras Matselyukh

CEO and Founder
OPT / NET BV
The Netherlands

Research Institutions

Adam Redhead

Program Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness
Andrew College
USA

Chuen-Fa Ni

Professor and Director
Center for Environmental Studies, National Central University
Taiwan R.O.C.

Dean Page

Postgraduate Researcher
University of Hull
UK

Dimitrios Mentis

Project Lead for Energy Access Explorer
World Resources Institute
Kenya

Karen Van Ruiten

Director
Institute for Positive Health
The Netherlands

Kiruba Krishnaswamy

Professor (Sustainable Food Systems Engineering)
University of Missouri-Columbia
USA

Michael Dunaway

Associate Director for Innovation, Smart & Connected Systems Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
USA

Parthasarathy Subashini

Professor of Computer Science
Avinashilingam University for Women
India

Philipp Meschenmoser

Research Associate
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Switzerland

Vinay Kellengere Shankarnarayan

Assistant Professor
RV Institute of Management
India

Professional Bodies, Consultants, Investors

Alexis Conte

Senior Consultant
Euroconsult
France

Aravind Ravichandran

Founder
TerraWatch Space
France

Audun Abelsnes

Managing Director
Equinor Techstars Energy Accelerator
Norway

Benedikt Graler

ExCom Member
EUROGI, DDGI | 52°North GmbH
Germany

Caroline Robinson

Strategic Opportunities Manager
British Cartographic Society
UK

Ingo Simonis

Chief Technology Innovation officer
Open Geospatial Consortium
Germany

Marie-Luise Abshagen

Head of Sustainability Policies
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
Germany

Monica Miguel-Lago

Senior Project Manager
European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC)
Belgium

Rhian French

Director
Three Trees and a Map PR
UK

Simon Navin

EDI Council Chair
Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
UK

Sylvain Drilholle

Senior Consultant
Euroconsult
France